Sparky's Pub

 
94% love it
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On the Main Avenue Strip
This well lit, Old English style pub and wine bar offers happy hours and bar bites.

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    • rroche
      rroche Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Monday night visit
      A quieter crowd that's definitely female heavy so I guess that's the Monday crowd.

    • deerjon
      deerjon Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Sparky's Delight
      My partner and I travel to San Antonio at least once a year, but have never ventured outside the Riverwalk. Bored with the same ol', we decided we wanted something beside Bonham. After reading several reviews, I thought this would be the place to at least start. We weren't disappointed. We only left when it was time for some grub to soak up the alcohol. The bartenders are friendly and the layout is roomy with a bar on the patio. I hate to drive when I am drinking, so we decided to take public transit from the Riverwalk. The bus stopped right at the bar. SCORE!! A cab back to the hotel was only $10 (public transit doesn't run that late). We really enjoyed ourselves. We are going back to San Antonio again this coming weekend and plan to hit Sparky's again! You should too!!

    • gonchi
      gonchi Over a year ago
      Loves it

      An SA Gay Pub Must See!
      This pub is definitely within my top 3 gay places in S.A.. Sparky's is clean and nicely set up. They play awesome music, but there is no dance floor. But, that doesn't stop most people from enjoying themselves. Weekends it gets packed, so arrive a little earlier. Weekdays not so much. Great place to meet out of town guests or any friends for that matter. I love Sparky's!

    • pulgon
      pulgon Over a year ago
      Hates it

      drink
      We went on saturday the place was ok if you want to take a couple pf beers

    • djstevesd
      djstevesd Over a year ago
      Hates it

      this place has changed since opening
      I went there duing Fiesta and it seems to have turned to a mostly lesbian bar. Nothing against lesbians but if I wanted to hang with them I'd go to a lesbian bar, oops, that's Sparky's! SA needs some MEN's bars! Another Fiesta and man this place is LESBO city

    • sadevil
      sadevil Over a year ago

      So-So
      Only a 21&up bar. No dance floor. i understand its a pub but I've been to a pub where there is a dance floor. Free to enter! Only been on saturdays and sundays. Non-smoking bar, except the patio. Music is good but remember homos, no dance floor:(

    • wolfshadow
      wolfshadow Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Opened great... Now not so mucj
      This place was awesome! Was! Now they turned into all the other places, dark, loud. Ar least tbey are still smoke free.

    • Best bar in SA!
      Went to some of the of SA bars... DON'T BOTHER! this is the only one you need to hit! Great atmosphere, great vibe! Check this one out!

    • bigstuddick9
      bigstuddick9 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      What S.A. NEEDED!...
      A great place to hang out & meet nice people ( who are NOT stuck on themselves (attitude)... smoke free (main area)... clean, with a GREAT ( also, looking ) bar staff and friendly...

    • mikeandjoe
      mikeandjoe Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Sparky's Pub
      what a nice, new and clean venue. A pub just plucked out of old england.

    • tommydallas
      tommydallas Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great New Club in SA
      This is a place that was needed in SA. Friendly staff - Roger is a jewel. Witty, friendly, and good lookin'. Sparky's is now a must visit in SA.

    • B1ColoNTex
      B1ColoNTex Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great Gay Pub!
      This pub is fairly new to San Antonio (opened in January 2010) but is a great place to hang out. Best time is weekday nights because Saturday and Sunday - it is packed! Go on a Monday or Tuesday and have a great time!

    • SoftSpokenBoy
      SoftSpokenBoy Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Friendly retreat
      Sparky's is not your ordinary Gay Bar. In a sensible atmosphere the crowd isn't overbearing, and the staff are friendly. This place can be enjoyed by the the gay and straight crowd. A vafriety of Music is played and not to loudly. I would recomend this place to anyone.

    • Warmman
      Warmman Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great place!
      Went on sunday night. Music good and not to loud!

    • panchito
      panchito Over a year ago
      Loves it

      A touch of class and atmosphere
      Thank you for a place where a 40 ish. fashionable implant from Los. Angeles can make an effort dress up and avoid the cattle call! Sparky's is HOT. Love the the layout Love the Music, People, overall atmosphere. I feel i can have a conversation in style while still checking out the guy who just walked in.

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